Save Selections to be Reselected in PowerPoint

...because grabbing things can get tedious.

Steve Sheets, Technical Director

Steve Sheets

Nov 01, 2022

Making certain selections in PowerPoint can be tricky, especially if there’s more than one object you want selected at the same time. 

In this QuickTip Tutorial, we’ll quickly go over how to use a little-known PowerPoint feature with key commands to save your selections so they can be quickly reused for future edits. 

What’s in store:

  • PC Key commands   Group: Ctrl + G, Ungroup: Ctrl + Shift + G, Regroup: Ctrl + Shift + J
  • Mac Key commands   Group: ⌘ + Option + G, Ungroup: ⌘ + Option + Shift + Option + G, Regroup: ⌘ + Option + J

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Steve Sheets, Technical Director

Steve is a designer with high expectations for a final product but he tends to obsess over process too. He likes to know the many ways to get things done, the advantages of each and their oh so scary pitfalls. Perhaps that's why he has a Mac and a PC?

"Workflows are one of the few times in life where the best way tends to be the easy way, the trick is figuring out what's 'easy' for your specific situation."

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